Alondra Ruiz-Hernandez is a Toronto-born artist who works with a variety of media, primarily photography, painting, drawing and film/animations. She currently studies at OCAD University, majoring in Drawing and Painting. Alondra studied at Cawthra Park SS’ in their Visual Arts program from 2011 to 2013. She continued her studies in the visual arts at The Etobicoke School of the Arts from 2013 to 2015. Alondra has won 19 Scholastic’s Arts and Writing Awards, including one Gold Key Award for an Art Portfolio, three Gold Key Awards for Photography, five Silver Key Awards for Photography, and one Silver Key Award for Painting. Alondra has had her work shown in exhibitions at the Twist Gallery, Artscape Youngplace, Artisans at Work, Ada Slaight Gallery, Propeller Gallery, and Daniels Spectrum. Her work was selected for Propeller Gallery's juried exhibition during Nuit Blanche in 2014. Alondra was a speaker at ART TALK 4 at OCAD University in 2015. She was chosen as one of the top 20 finalists in the Parsons competition I Am The New School in 2015. Alondra was also one of the Art Jurors of the 2016 and 2017, Etobicoke School of the Arts applicants. She will be having a solo show at Propeller Gallery in June of 2017. She will be interviewed by Mujeres por la Democracia this coming summer.